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back i see that on the calendar weeks ahead and i steve deserves some time off. for today you heard about that spare the air alert issued. this was the scene last night looking out for the open estuary.'s maze -- haze and smoke drifting overhead. we fall in moderate to unhealthy for sensitive groups for the east bay and santa clara valley. we have a lira pays today. possibly tomorrow and into friday -- we have a layer of haze today and possibly tomorrow. fog up and down the coastline. overcast in san franciscojo 59. san francisco. oakland checking in at 56. here is the plan for today. areas of fog this morning with parties and some patchy smoke. maybe some fog hanging out coast side.
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big temperature range. you can either have 60 degrees in pacifica or 95 out in the antioch area. more on the forecast in a few minutes. sal has an update on the roads. so far so good? >> so far so good. let's start off with a look at the 580 commute. we have some slow traffic on westbound 580 driving to the construction. it is within the realm of normal. you can see traffic here is going to be slow through the construction zone before you get to the altamont pass. after that livermore to dublin looks pretty good. no major issues on interstate 880 northbound and southbound passing the coliseum and the bay bridge toll plaza. still no crowd before you make it to the span. let's go back to the desk. starting with the latest on the mendocino complex fire. made up st combined wildfire of almost 381 mi.2. it is only
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20% contained. firefighters are making progress against the other fire, the river fire, now 76 mi.2. it is at 78% contained. both of those fires combined have destroyed 75 homes. the focus of the firefighters is on the much bigger ranch fire burning on the east side of clear lake. leigh martinez is right there at the calfire command center in ukiah. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. that is right. that big ranch fire burning in the east has been the most frustrating since it has jumped over containment lines and natural barriers. yesterday the ranch fire ended up becoming covered in its own smoke and that unexpectedly brought down the temperature and allowed firefighters to move in on it. because of that drop in temperatures crews were able to contain some of the fires
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perimeter. a big focus was still onlucerne homes along . the mendocino complex fire is made up of two fires, the river and ranch fires burning on either side of clear lake. the river fire slowed significantly and firefighters had it mostly contained by tuesday at 78%. six communities got the all clear to return home. >> i almost cried last night when i found out we could come back. it is just an overjoyed. >> i called the house every day. we have our landline. i figured if the machine comes on the house is still there. >> reporter: on the east side of clear lake the ranch fire is much larger, a massive 240,000+ acres on its own. it is only 20% contained and it continues to burn in remote terrain in the north and east into the mendocino national
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forest. those people who are lucky enough to return home, even though their homes did not burn, there still dealing with that very heavy smoke coming from the fire. almost all around clear lake is covered in heavy smoke and the pollution is terrible. experts for air quality were out there yesterday taking a look at the particles in the air and they said, basically, the entire clear lake community is breathing in like 40 years of pollution. that's how bad it is. they are delaying the start of the school year for a couple of days just because of the air quality and schools don't have the air filtration systems to keep the kids safe. in ukiah with ktvu fox 2 news. we have an update on the car fire in shasta and trinity counties. it is 47% contained but has burned more than 172,000 acres. 1000 homes have been destroyed in and around redding. there are evacuations in effect
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in the areas of lewiston, french gulch, and whiskeytown northwest of reading. the national forest service says it continues to make progress against the ferguson fire in yosemite. that is now 43% contained but has burned 148 mi.2. to give you an idea, that is an area times the size of san francisco. it started on july 13 just outside yosemite national park. some of the park will remain closed indefinitely because of the fire and heavy smoke. we have a dramatic new look at the holy fire in southern california. it is burning now in orange and riverside counties. you can see the fire creating its own weather. a twister made up of fire. that fire has burned more than six more than 6 mi.2 since monday. it is just 5% contained with firefighters hoping that high humidity in southern california today will help them gain more control. wind is shifting and
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pushing smoke from the fires into parts of the bay area. today is a spaair will be worse in the east bay and the south bay, but you can actually see the hazy air everywhere. >> reporter: at dusk pacific park in walnut creek was filled with families. one mother says this was the first time tuesday she and her two-year-old daughter have been outdoors for an extended time. >> the daycare provider kept her indoors today just because the air quality in the dublin and san ramon area was a little hazy or. >> reporter: in oakland a normally picturesque view was filtered by hayes. >> it has been a little harder to breathe. >> reporter: the stronger has noticed the smoke drifting from the fires in recent days. >> a little orange light and you can even smell the smoke. >> reporter: an orange glow at sunset. another telltale sign of the smoke in the sky and pollution in the air. experts say wednesday maybe
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worse with a mix of smoke and smog prompting and air alert for inland areas, particularly east bay and south bay. >> where we see the temperatures get hot we see more vertical mixing in the atmosphere. that is bringing the smoke from the upper levels of the atmosphere down to the surface. >> reporter: the best way to avoid the smoke and the health problems it can cause is to stay indoors. according to a video from kaiser permanente. >> reduce physical activities if possible avoid exercising outside or being outside prolonged time what people say they hope that skies will clear up soon. >> as long as it doesn't stay for too many days then -- if it stays longer we start to be concerned. >> reporter: officials do not expect air pollution to hit significantly unhealthy levels. a smoke advisory is in effect through thursday. they say they will no later today if the spare the air
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alerts will be extended into thursday. in oakland with ktvu fox 2 news . police in new jersey searching for a gunman who ambushed and shot two police officers as they sat in their car at a red light. it happened in camden new jersey just outside of philadelphia last night. one of the detectives was able to fire back , but it is not immediately clear if anyone else was shot. both officers were taken to a hospital with non-life- threatening injuries. >> reporter: matt is a vector to survive after his car plunged off a cliff and rolled 300 feet down a ravine in linn county. his car went off fairfax road in western marin at about 3:45 yesterday afternoon. this is the says the man was because a couple driving by actually saw his car go over the edge and called 911. investigators say he may never
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hidden under trees and bushes. >> we heard him skid. i saw him turned off on the side of the road. i saw his wheels go up. >> authorities are looking into whether alcohol or speeding factors in the crash . the man suffered a head inrlifted to jo your medical center in walnut creek. a 27-year-old homeless man in jail accused of slashing two people on a bart train with a box cutter. 27-year-old solomon espinoza was arrested in oakland near laney college. police say he was on a train at the with arthur macarthur bart station allegedly slashed two men with a box cutter after a fight started. the injuries were not life- threatening. investigators say they recognized espinoza from bart surveillance video that he does have a criminal record. relatives are remembering
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the victim of monday's bay bridge shooting as a sweet, humble, and kind. 31-year-old darrell stinnett was a music promoter and artist from mesquite texas. he put on an event at a club in san francisco sunday night right before he was shot and killed. his father says jeanette was engaged to be married and has two sons. >> he was definitely a great father to his kids. he was a hard-working person. he don't deserve to leave in the way he left. he is an outstanding hitter. everybody would be proud to have a kid like him. >> the family says their son was not the type of person to get into arguments . the highway patrol said that the shooting was targeted. they are investigating whether something may have happened at the nightclub that led to the shooting. a go fund me has been set up in his name. so far more than $3000 has been raised. big changes could soon be
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made to marijuana relations in sonoma county. yesterday the board of supervisors agreed to limit most cultivation sites to most properties 10 acres and larger outside city limits. supervisors need to confirm the changes in a meeting set for august 28. so far the county has only approved 18 cannabis businesses since they began accepting applications a year ago. celebrity chef rachael ray is being sued. coming up, the lawsuit and the accusations surrounding her popular pet food. nude about let's in a fire that killed two children and their mother. lovely hope police are saying about the investigation.
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welcome back. and eastbound ramp on i 24 in lafayette is closed after an early morninash. it happened just after 4 am near happy valley road. in lafayette. reportedly, the driver of a pickup truck somehow went off the road, drove into some bushes, and the truck flipped over . the driver actually got out of the wreckage on his own. his injuries are not considered serious. chp is claiming -- cleaning things up and the offramp should reopen soon. vallejo police have confirmed that a fire that
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killed twin 14-year-old girls and their mother is now a murder investigation. trend and drama tran and their mother died when their home caught fire early sunday morning. investigators have not said how the fire started or if there are any suspects. neighbors tell us that they heard arguments within the home and it it is unclear where the father is. anyone with information about the fire is urged to call police. san francisco police say they have detained a person after a shooting that happened in the bayview neighborhood yesterday afternoon. investigators say a woman was hurt in the shooting on jennings street near george washington carver elementary school.her legs. she was taken to the hospital. they're not releasing any other information or the person they took into custody. a standoff with police in castro valley ended peacefully. a man who was holding his parents at gunpoint finally surrendered. it happened
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yesterday at about 5:15 at a home on chloe court near stanton avenue. the alameda county sheriff's office is a 21-year-old man pistol whipped his father and threatened to kill him. the father got away and then the man held his mother inside the home and threatened to kill her. negotiator was able to get the man to put down his weapon and walk outside peacefully. >> we were able to bring in one of our senior hostage negotiators who was able to negotiate with the young man and get him to weapon down and walk outside. that all happened peacefully. >> at this time we do not know the name of the man but we have been told he has a history of mental illness. he was put on an emergency psychiatric hold. family and friends of a man who was shot and killed in oakland two weeks ago are remember him as a beloved coach , husband, and father to two young daughters funeral services were held yesterday for 30-year-old nefarious mcginnis who was shot several times on 65th avenue. and -- in east oakland july
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25. police are not releasing other details on his shooting, but claire stormer was a coworker and she along with daughter, actress and figure zen day a, who mcginnis knew as a child, or not trying to raise money to help the family that he leaves behind. >> nefarious was an amazing dad. he believed in education. he instilled that in his daughter's. they were going to go so far and do so many wonderful things. he is not there. i want this go fund me page to be able to help manifest what he wanted for his daughter's. >> mcginnis leaves behind a wife and daughters, two years old and at nine years old. three we will get you to where
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you need to go this morning. sal is watching our commute. >> we're looking at the gilmore commute and north one-to-one traffic is looking pretty good from gilroy to san jose. usually there were -- the roadwork iis . most of the time it is moving along well into the south bay. you can see no major issues on the roads. it looks pretty good driving through northbound to 80 traffic is moving along pretty well heading toward highway 17. as we see traffic continues to move along very nicely at the bay bridge toll plaza. it is getting a little bit more crowded. today is a spare the air day and if you want to help out with air quality you might consider using public transportation. let's bring in mark with today's weather. >> good morning. and wednesday morning. today you heard about the air alerts. you can see the layer of haze and smoke we had
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yesterday. still that smoke from the north. not only the smoke, but also the ozone we could have a smear -- a spare the air alert even if the smoke was not moving and.. moderate to unhealthy for sensitive groups in east bay and santa clara valley today. we have a stable layer of air above dropping the haze and smoke. we are watching out that today those out for that today and possibly into thursday. right now fog up and down the coastline. pushing back into the bay for san francisco and oakland. . if you wind chill wipers going off over the next few hours, especially coast side. san francisco 52. napa 54. san jose in the upper 50s. livermore 57. topics starting to really act up. it is that time of year. hurricane john will remain out
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to see. it could send in some clouds to the bay area later in the day tomorrow and into friday. watch out for that. some of the forecast models were hinting at a slight chance of a shower. the main impact will be clouds that is hurricane john. here is tropical storm chrissy and then hurricane hector is a powerful category four hurricane that will move to the south of the hawaiian islands over the next few days. right now wind at 125 miles an hour. this area of high pressure heating up the interior. not the coast. today in the upper 50s to near 60. tomorrow inland will be the hottest day of the week. that will translate to a few mid to upper 90s. here is the forecast model showing you the fog gradually clearing to near the shoreline. away from that under hazy skies a lot of 90s towards fairfield and vacaville. walnut creek 92. oakland 73. san jose a forecast high of 85. san francisco keeping it cool downtown, mainly in the 60s.
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here is a look aheadweek inland cooling-off heading toward the weekend. free breakfast and lunch for every single student. coming up, which schools are now giving out food to help improve student performance. leadership changes at usc. this after a scandal involving a doctor at the student health center.
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the university of southern california is looking for a new president after max the key is in stepped down. that's the latest after a sex abuse scandal involving a gynecologist the school student health center. they are accused of ignoring complaints against doctor george tyndall for years . the board of trustees says the investigation into charges continues and a new office for professional ethics has been formed. state lawmakers are demanding answers from the department of motor vehicles about increasingly long wait times. dmv leaders will face a second day of questioningabout the wait times al t th today. the weights have grown even longer than usual because of that new push for federally mandated real id cards. the dmv says it is taking measures to alleviate the long lines such as reassigning at least 200 240 employees to customer service many cities around the country are considering raising their minimum wage. one bay area city is considering slowing down the
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pace. in sunnyvale the current minimum wage is $15 an hour and was scheduled to go up at the beginning of next year. according to the bay area news group some members of the sunnyvale city council now support delaying that increase until other cities catch-up . the concern is that other cities could entice businesses to move out of sunnyvale by paying a lower minimum wage. the city council is expected to debate the issue next month. right now, new information about that private plane crash in southern california that killed five people from the bay area. coming up, what happened just moments before the plane went down. some of the results are in from a number of special elections and primaries yesterday. not all of them. we will have more on the races that are too close to call coming up. another round of lair quali for today and warming temperatures inland.
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we will have that forecast updates coming up.
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good morning. we are talking about and seeing more wildfires. >> this is a live picture at the one in southern california called the holy fire. earlier we saw how that fire has been creating its own weather. steve and mark how about this? they are talking about the smoke there.
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they talk about it creating its own weather. we saw this twister of the flames there . the air quality is just like the air quality here in northern california, it has been very bad. it is up and down the state and will continue. we will get updates on all of the fires burning across california in just a little bit. it is wednesday morning august 8. i'm dave clark. >> i'm pam cook. thank you for waking up with us mark is in for steve today. are we going to get any relief from this air quality? >> air quality, that will be the case tomorrow at least with some haze impacting the bay area. we will watch for that into thursday. we have red flag warnings issued for southern california. if you areas topping 100 degrees. we have a father -- a fire weather watch beginning later tomorrow and through saturday. impacting our local fire zones toward the carr fire and the
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mendocino complex, including the ranch fire. look at how widespread this coverage has been moving quickly across lake county over the past week or so. current numbers around the fire zone, 61 - 71 degrees. that smoke drifting into the bay area, that air alert issued for today for the moderate to unhealthy for sensitive groups range. that is to the east bay and the santa clara valley. right now low clouds and fog up and down the coastline. surging locally back into the bay, closer. you might hear the fog horns in san francisco. possibly some drizzle. temperatures right now in the 50s to right around 60 degrees we will continue to track some of that haze and smoke throughout the afternoon. forecast highs will be warmer inland compared to yesterday. we will be approaching the low to mid 90s. more on the forecast in a few minutes. we will check in with sal right now with an update on the roadways. right now look at some of these roads in
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solano county. we will check out the solano county super commute. you can see vacaville, fairfield, vallejo with the commute looking pretty good. slow traffic on westbound 37 toward vallejo. i'm sorry, heading away from vallejo into sonoma and marin county. other than that, looks good heading down the eastshore freeway to the macarthur maze. this traffic has been okay. we had an earlier problem on eastbound 24 at happy valley that did not affect traffic much on the actual freeway. only on the offramp this is a look at the bay bridge . the metering lights have been turned on and traffic is a little slow approaching the toll plaza. a new report shows a small plane flying from concorde to santa ana sunday morning lost altitude less than 30 minutes before he crashed. all five people on that 1973 cessna 414 died. scott shepherd, an experienced pilot, was flying at an
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altitude of 11,400 feet for most of the flight. about noontime the plane then dropped to 11 to 11,300 feet and plummeted after that. at one point the plane lost 5600 feet in 10 minutes. the plane ended up nosedown in a parking lot a mile away from john wayne airport. a spokesman for the national transportation safety board said they finished their investigation but still have not determined what caused the crash. we are monitoring the wildfires across the state firefighters are still trying to get a handle on the largest fire in california history . the mendocino complex fire. it has burned 457 mi.2 and containment is just 34%. some evacuated communities are being allowed back in, but mandatory evacuation orders are still in effect for parts of lake, mendocino, glenn, and
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colusa counties. in southern california the holy fire has burned at least 3400 acres. this is the cleveland national forest. here is a live picture overhead. you can see just how fierce that fire is. it is near the orange and riverside county lines in an area called holy jim canyon. u.s. forest service officials are calling for voluntary evacuations. about 600 firefighters and a dozen water dropping airports -- aircraft are being used to control the fire. it is burning thick and very dry vegetation in an area that has not burned for nearly 40 years. uc berkeley will get $3.5 million from a state initiative aimed at preventing future wildfires and preserving the health of forests. california is disturbing $170 million to local governments and organizations from cap and
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trade environmental funds. the money will go to projects that include creating defensible space by cutting dangerous bunches and fire prevention education. the state met its first greenhouse gas goal four years early but a big wildfire could erase months of work. the san francisco mayor continues to tackle some of the city's biggest issues most recently she expanded programs to help the homeless as part of her new two-year 11 as part of her new two-year $11 billion city budget. that will be one of the many topics we discussed with the mayor during a wide-ranging live interview with her this morning on mornings on two in the 8:00 hour. we are inviting you to weigh in on the biggest issues affecting people in san francisco. things like public safety, homelessness, transportation and warehousing costs. let us know what you think by voting on our twitter page. you can also comment on our facebook page. we will be
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asking the mayor about some of your concerns today in our 8:00 hour. happening today, opponents of daca will go before a federal judge in texas . the deferred action for childhood arrivals program was introduced under president obama and protects young -- young immigrants from the -- from being deported. three judges have ruled against president trump's efforts to end daca so far . the latest lawsuit was filed in texas for judge andrew hainan, the same judge who ended another obama administration effort to expand protections for immigrants in the usa legally. about 700,000 immigrants are covered daca. federal immigration judges are expected to announce a challenge to recent actions by attorney general jeff sessions the judges are expected to give details on how jeff sessions and the department judicial independence as well
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as due process rights for people who come before the court . the challenge is coming from a group of immigration judges who hear thousands of cases every year. two high-stakes special elections are just too close to call this morning. doug luzader joining us live a from washington with the political ramifications of these racist. -- >> reporter: these are races across the country, special and primary elections. collectively they give us an idea of how the november midterms might play out. >> i america is on the right path and we are going to keep it going that way. >> reporter: ohio republican troy balderson it was sounded like a victory speech, but the numbers are still too close to call for congress that loomed large. balderson battles with democrat daniel connor in a district that president trumpon 11 point 2016 even if he ultimately
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loses the race o'connor sees a win. >> you believed in us in a raise that the pundits said we had no chance even being in. you proved them wrong. >> reporter: president trump is not waiting for final numbers, tweeting congratulations balderson on a great win in ohio. a very special and important race. trump's campaign prowess is the big question. the kansas gubernatorial primary is still too close to call despite the -- despite the presidents backing of candidate crisco bought. the primary. governor and senate in michigan both one. the november general elections will almost certainly be tough sledding for the gop . his but generally when a president is below 50% approval rating his party loses some se. on the other hand, trump is a man who won the presidency on a day when his personal disapproval ratings were close to 60%. we do not really know this time how it will affect voting.
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>> tough to predict the impact the president can have when he opened the campaigns in some of these racist . the bottom line is it may turn out numbers for both sides. paul manafort's former business partner, rick gates, goes back to the witness stand today. a spaces more cross-examination this morning in federal court. paul manafort, president trump's former campaign chairman, is accused of running an elaborate offshore tax evasion and bank fraud scheme. yesterday gates said he created invoices for phony wire transfers and falsified documents to help mannafor's get millions more in bank loans. gates pled guilty earlier this year to lying to federal authorities and conspiracy to commit fraud. manafort and gates were both indicted by special counsel robert mueller and his investigation into ties between russia and the trump campaign
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three at this year's lake tahoe summit fire prevention and forth maintenance was at the top of the agenda for the 22nd year of the gathering, which brings together lawmakers from california and nevada was held yesterday on the shores of lake tahoe. usually the focus is on preserving the clarity of the water, but this year with the haze of smoke over the 200 -- tahoe basin the emphasis was on tahoe fires. >> the tahoe basin is on borrowed time . the fires are all around us we can see the smoke in the air. it prevents -- present a very stark question. how much longer does stop you have? >> in 2016 congress passed a bill to set aside $415 million to protect like talk -- lake tahoe over seven years. each year congress votes on how much to hand out. this year the senate approved $12 million for forest maintenance califor state leaders is leading the country in the fight against climate change.
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state treasurer john chung addressed a group of policy experts in sacramento where he signed a green pond pledge. he says california is committed to supporting initiatives like eco-friendly transportation systems, drought resistant water projects, and wild fire prevention. >> we know our wildfires are becoming faster and more intense. we need to make sure we come up with the proper financing to build infrastructure so that californians can protect themselves. >> the california -- california is this -- is the first state to sign that pledge. they hope other states will join california. l groups planned a nationwide march on september 8 to combat climate change. today one month before that big rally organizers will hold a news conference in san francisco to preview the march and an artist will be there creating a street using ash and
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other debris from recent wildfires. also happening today, the jury will begin deliberations in the lawsuit claiming weed killers made by monsanto caused a bay area man's cancer the jury heard closing arguments yesterday and attorneys from santos a 40 years of testing showed the weed killers, ranger pro and roundup, do not cause cancer. the attorney for duane lee johnson says monsanto showed a disregard for human health and safety because the company didn't even return johnson's calls when he was first diagnosed with non-hodgkin's lymphoma. just -- johnson's attorney is asking for more than $400 million in compensation and damages. a man from new york is suing celebrity chef rachel ray's dog food company for $5 million.rachel ray's nutrish dog food , which is advertised as being natural, contains an herbicide that can cause detrimental health
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effects. he says that information is not included on the dog package so nutrish, according to him, is guilty of false advertising . he also says the company is overcharging customers for a product that is not natural. nutrish is reduced by the jf smoker company which is says it is reviewing the claims of the lawsuit stands by its product. a new tool for people who live in san francisco. up next we will show you how it is designed to show people all the transit improvements happening indid this, knocking this sikh man to the ground and then spitting on him. we will hear more about the attack on the victim's son-in- law. so far it looks good in marin county as we look at southbound 101 and a central san rafael approaching the 580 interchange. in weather we are tracking another round of low clouds and fog and a bit of haze with air- quality issues for today. with warming temperatures we will look at the forecast highs coming up.
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welcome back. new this morning, some public school students in san francisco will again have access to free and reduced price meals. the national school lunch and breakfast programs will offer free meals every day to students in the for public schools in san francisco . the schools were selected according to the number of who come from households that get calla fresh and other nutrition programs. three san francisco has released a new map of street construction across the city the city's transit agency introduced the new online tool yesterday designed to help people see what transit projects are happening there are currentlythat include improvements for pedestrian and bicyclsahearing second attack on a sikh man
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just man in the central valley. police are looking for two and who kicked the man to the ground and spit on him in urveillance video walking around manti gets greystone park at 6:00 monday morning . the two men walk up and push him to the ground. relatives say he came home injured and upset. >> they kicked really hard. really hard. >> the man tried to fight back with -- but was overpowered due to an epileptic seizure he had seven years ago. he was not able to explain to police exactly what was said and for that reason police have classified the case as an attempted robbery, not a hate crime. bee attack was the second assault on a sikh man in the central va week. a racist message on ofhi a missing boy expected inorare trying to
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1 - 15 living there for months arrest. -- investigators have been looking for the four-year-old reported missing from georgia. so far the body found at that compound has not been positively identified. the corner expects to identify the remains sometime today. >> one man and three women were arrested at that compound. right now it is probably getting a little busy out there . let's check in with sal. >> it is getting sy. it is pretty slow coming in before the altamont pass the tracy super commute. we will start there. some of the speeds are pretty low. you can see traffic is down to 12 miles an hour at 580, 205 or what they call the tracy triangle. be aware there, traffic is
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going to be all right getting into livermore. traffic is also okay driving over to hayward. we do have a look at interstate 880 in oakland and it doesn't look bad so far. we do have new word of a new crash westbound on highway four at port chicago highway. i just looked at my highway four camera and this was just reported one minute ago. there is definitely a slowdown over there on highway four. this is a look at the bay bridge toll plaza and you can see traffic is going to be okay. we will show you highway four coming up next and also get to the bottom of what accident, what lane the accident is in. let's bring arce in. good morning to you. with the traffic cameras seeing some of the low clouds and fog we are talking around the bay and the coast with some fog. also in the mid to upper levels
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we have more of a northerly flow . as a result, that is sending in some of the smoke from the fires. that's why we have the spare the air alert for today. you probably noticed some of the smoke and haze in the sky yesterday. pretty much expecting the same this afternoon. fog up and down the coastline from cape mendocino down toward monterey bay and central california. here we go with the fog coast side and searching locally back to the bay. current numbers, we have lots of 50s on the board for santa rosa to fremont to san jose reporting 89. a lot happening in the tropics in the pacific. this is hurricane john. some of this moisture could be approaching the state by later in the day thursday apondibly a approaching the bay area. tropical storm kristi and hurricane hector. hurricane hector we have been watching. this is a major hurricane. here is the forecast track cell of the hawaiian islands. probably the biggest impact will be some outer rain bands moving into the big island and increasing surf out of the
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south. that is hurricane hector with wind up 125 miles an hour. in the bay area this is a big area of high pressure building in. this will be the source of some warming inland. that would translate to some 90s later today. cool spots for the coast once again in the upper 50s to close to 60. we will take the hottest today tomorrow inland, mid to upper 90s with persistent fog coast side over the next few days. here we are, the fog this morning will gradually clear back to near the coastline and temperatures this afternoon, 90s towards fairfield and vacaville. santa rosa 89. 70s heading inland. temperatures jumping back up to the low to mid 90s. san jose 85. gilroy 94. san francisco 64 degrees with some patchy fog into the afternoon. definitely bundle up if you're heading to san francisco. that fog can be stubborn today. tomorrow the hottest day inland
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. we will gradually cool things up heading toward the weekend. you could soon go on a grocery run without even getting out of your car. up next how the partnership between amazon and whole foods is changing to make things easier for customers. many people living with diabetes
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welcome back. a muslim civil rights organization expected to file a lawsuit today over the federal government terror watch list system. they are challenging whether a program where air marshals secretly monitored passengers with no known terrorist links is constitutional. the lawsuit claims due process rights were violated and they are going to ask for an injunction . the tsa recently acknowledged the program called quiet skies. that's where air marshals secretly watch the behavior of passengers, including how often they go to the bathroom and how many hours they sleep. last night was national night out, giving people around the bay area and the country a chance to meet each other, build relationships with neighbors and with the police. in fremont residents met their new police chief, amberley peterson, who is not new to the police department, she spent 22 years on the police force including five years as a captain. she is fremont's first female openly gay police chief. >> this is a great opportunity for us to interact in a
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positive way with our community. i'm proud to be who i am and i'm proud of my family. i am proud that the agency has always welcomed us as we were. back across the bay area there were thousands of national night out parties. this was t year of the - 1 madi started for the giants and was hot, pitching seven scoreless innings and struck out seven. things unraveled when the bullpen took over. the astros took the lead thanks to that, a two homer . the giants hope to bounce back tomorrow night against the pittsburgh pirates. what about the oakland a's? they lost . the dodgers beat them 4 - 2. la jumped out to an early lead in the first . the dodgers increased that lead in the third.
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chris davis stepped up to the plate and look at this pitch. goodbye. his 32nd homer of the season. that will be the only run the athletics would score . the two teams play again tonight at the coliseum. amazon is now offering curbside grocery pickup at some of its whole foods stores. amazon prime members can submit an order through the prime a sa location within an hour. groceries will be brought out to your car free of charge with the smaller orders and virginia beach. more cities will come throughout the year. changing last call in san francisco. we have a breakdown of the bill that is up for a vote today that would allow bars in san francisco to serve drinks until 4:00 in the morning. smoke from the wildfires across california still blowing
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right into the bay area. we will look at some of the air quality issues today as a spare the air alert has been issued. we have a crash in the east bay on westbound highway four in concorde that is still blocking the right lane and partially blocking the offramp lane near port chicago highway. you can see traffic is going to be slow as you drive into concorde on highway four. in weather, fog and drizzle will be a part of the commute. here is a live camera looking out toward sfo. a bit of a warm-up for portions of the bay area. we will talk more about that heat up coming up in the forecast in a few minutes.
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good morning. wildfires are still burning out of control in mendocino county. coming up we will get a live report on some of the progress being made to contain it. bars in san francisco may soon start serving drinks and tell 4:00 in the morning. the bill in sacramento that is up for a vote today that could have a big impact on san francisco's nightlife. good morning and thank you
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for joining us on this wednesday, august 8. i'm pin -- i'm pam cook. >> i'm dave clark. today is a spare the air day all across the bay area. mainly because of smoke from the wildfires across northern california. look at the moon. >> people in the bay area have all noticed those hazy skies and the orange glow because of the smoke. air quality has been bad and officials say the inversion layer is keeping the smoke as well as smog close to the ground where we are breathing it. >> where we see the temperatures get hot


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